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Meins Scholarship to be Given During 2018 Spring Semester
The Phillips Community College DeWitt Campus Foundation recently received a donation from Vivian and Michael Meins to begin the Wilbur Meins...


Kaley Webb with other winners of the typical ladies’ division. Three Locals Each Take Home a Prize at the Arkansas Big Buck Classic
The 28th Annual Arkansas Big Buck Classic was held January 26th-28th at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. Something that started out as a small event...


Anderson Delivers Knitted Hats to American Heart Association
On Thursday, February 1st, Molly Anderson, a DeWitt High School Junior and the FBLA District III President/Arkansas State Vice-President, met with...


Top three contestants and judges 2018 Arkansas County Spelling Bee
The 2018 Arkansas County Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in the Community Room at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus. Twenty-three...


St. Luke Lutheran Church Hosts 57th Annual Spaghetti Supper
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, St. Luke Lutheran Church hosted its 57th Annual Spaghetti Supper with approximately 450 people attending. Attendees...


January Quorum Court Hears Update on Waste Management Buyout
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on January 9th, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best,...
Three Rivers South DeWitt hosts Ducks Unlimited Banquet
To celebrate the end of the 2018 duck season, the Three Rivers South Chapter held their annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet at the fairgrounds on...


DeWitt Native Elected 2018 President of the National Dental...
Dr. Joe Dean O'Neal (Ret. Colonel), a native of DeWitt and the valedictorian of the 1968 class of DeWitt High School, has been elected the 94th...


DeWitt High School EAST/FBLA Step Out and Tour Shoe Factory
A little bit of Engineering, Technology, Foreign Policy, Team Building and Government were some of the lessons learned by students in Mrs. Carole...


Moss-Strickland Engagement
Donald and Betsy Moss of Conway announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sarah Beth to Hayden Strickland, son of Greg...


Pet Suffocation Awareness
Meet Remi. His owner, Chance Franks, died tragically on January 17, 2017 and Remi was taken in by his Uncle and Aunt so that he could have a loving...


Back Row L-R: Johnny Lockley, Kenneth Graves, Bruce Morgan, President Brad Koen, Vice President Drew Whiting. Front Row L-R Secretary Shawanna Wansley, Superintendent Dr. Lynne Dardenne, April Herring DeWitt School Board Recognized for Service
January is School Board Recognition Month and DeWitt School District is joining other districts across the state to thank these community...


City Council Approves Water
On Monday, January 8th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the December 11th meeting...
Guest speaker Ines Polonius, CEO Communities Unlimited 2018 Best of South Arkansas County Award Banquet
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce hosted the “Best of South Arkansas County” awards banquet on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in the...


2017 Best of South Arkansas County Citizen of the Year: Dr. Stan...
“I fear there has been a major mistake.” Words spoke by Dr. Stan Burleson when he was awarded the 2017 Best of South Arkansas County Citizen of the...